Billionaire Elon Musk has a love-hate relationship with Twitter. He has used the microblogging platform to make some of the biggest announcements (including ‘funding secured‘) about Tesla and SpaceX. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey once said Musk was one of the most exciting Twitter users. His tweets have landed him in legal trouble more than once. Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting Elon Musk tweets of 2019.
In a recent defamation case, the billionaire entrepreneur’s lawyers argued that Twitter should not be taken seriously. They implied that anything Elon Musk says – including his statements on Tesla and SpaceX – on the platform should be taken with a pinch of salt.
Over the years, Musk has used Twitter for more than just corporate communications. He loves to interact with his fans, solve customer-service problems, post silly memes, announce new products and features, make music suggestions, and of course, bully his enemies.
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The Tesla CEO has had a love-hate relationship with Twitter. He said in April, “My Twitter is pretty much complete nonsense at this point.”
My Twitter is pretty much complete nonsense at this point
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 19, 2019
A couple of months ago, Musk tweeted that he was “Not sure about the good of Twitter.” It was followed by another tweet saying, “Going offline.” The billionaire then praised Reddit, which sparked speculations that he might ditch Twitter for Reddit. He went offline for three days and when he returned to Twitter, the first thing he did was to delete those two tweets. Then he announced SpaceX’s successful tests.
These are some of the most interesting Elon Musk tweets of 2019:
10- The Pandalorian
Musk loves The Mandalorian and Baby Yoda. He has been actively sharing memes about Disney’s new creations.
Great show 🐼 pic.twitter.com/12rguHHpgz
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 21, 2019
Baby Yoda 💕 pic.twitter.com/jpQvCccHb9
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 13, 2019
9- Nobody explains physics like Musk…and Albert Einstein
Physics is fun, but explaining the concepts of physics to a noob could be incredibly difficult. So, Elon Musk joined hands with Albert Einstein to explain the theory of relativity.
Physics facts pic.twitter.com/Z2a6PzokJx
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 26, 2019
8- Seriously, why?
Why is there no emoji for dignity!!
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 9, 2019
7- If life is a video game
Musk likes to share his shower thoughts on Twitter. Earlier this month, he said in a tweet, “If life is a video game, the graphics are great, but the plot is confusing & the tutorial is way too long.” The tweet has since garnered nearly 800,000 likes and 186,000 retweets.
If life is a video game, the graphics are great, but the plot is confusing & the tutorial is way too long
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 12, 2019
6- ‘Door hinge’ rhymes with ‘orange’
Back in October, Elon Musk tweeted that the “color orange is named after the fruit.” That’s an interesting observation. When he has some free time, Musk reads and responds to tweets from his fans. When one of the followers said, “There’s also no word in English that rhymes with orange,” Musk was quick to reply “Door Hinge.” That’s two words instead of one, but it rhymes.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 9, 2019
5- More people should be talking about the flags of Romania and Chad
No, Elon Musk hasn’t turned into Sheldon Cooper. Neither does he host “Fun with Flags.” But when the Tesla CEO noticed the stark similarity between the flags of Romania and Chad, he wanted more people to start talking about it.
Why aren’t more people talking about this!? pic.twitter.com/iUFIBcDQrp
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 9, 2019
4- Similarities between The Rock and Elon Musk
What’s one thing common between Elon Musk and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson? They both lift a little. And he can also morph into Dwayne Johnson. See it for yourself.
Yeah, I lift a little … pic.twitter.com/UAJdv8qSw1
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 6, 2019
3- Technically, alcohol is a solution
Elon Musk tweeted in July, “Technically, alcohol is a solution.” He said in a follow-up tweet that it was not one of his original jokes. He saw it on a T-shirt. The tweet has garnered more than 630,000 likes and 175,000 retweets.
Technically, alcohol is a solution
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 21, 2019
2- Tesla blows haha
In April this year, Musk tweeted, “Tesla is going to develop a quiet, electric leafblower.” He then wrote, “Tesla blows haha.”
Tesla blows haha
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 24, 2019
1- Nuke Mars
About four years ago, Elon Musk appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert and floated the idea of nuking the poles of the Red Planet to warm it up. Some thought he was joking while others dubbed him a supervillain. In August, he again said, “Nuke Mars!” SpaceX even sells “Nuke Mars” T-shirts.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 16, 2019
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